South Shields teenager fined for being drunk and disorderly in Ocean Road on Christmas Day

A teenager who failed to turn up to court on a charge of being drunk and disorderly on Christmas Day, has been found guilty in his absence.

Saturday, 1st February 2020, 1:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 12:01 pm
General shot looking down Ocean Road. Picture c/o Google Streetview

District Judge Natalie Wortley found the case against Tahib Hussain, 19, of Wenlock Road, South Shields, proved.

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South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court heard Hussain was arrested in Ocean Road, South Shields.

The judge fined him £200 with £85 court costs and a £32 victim surcharge, and ordered the money be paid within 28 days.